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Language Toolkit 3 for the Australian Curriculum


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The Language Toolkit for the Australian Curriculum workbook series provides junior and middle secondary school students with the skills to explore the receptive and productive communication modes, enabling them to write, read, listen and speak across a range of contexts and for diverse audiences.

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PDF Textbook chapters

  • Preliminary pages [PDF 0.2Mb]

  • Unit 1 - Information text: Non-fiction articles [PDF 0.3Mb]

  • Unit 2 - Interviews [PDF 0.3Mb]

  • Unit 3 - Information text: Newspaper articles [PDF 0.4Mb]

  • Unit 4 - Literary text: Personal responses [PDF 0.2Mb]

  • Unit 5 - Literary text: Poetry [PDF 0.5Mb]

  • Unit 6 - Personal recount [PDF 0.4Mb]

  • Unit 7 - Responsive writing: Film reviews [PDF 0.3Mb]

  • Unit 8 - Persuasive text: Opinion articles [PDF 0.5Mb]

  • Unit 9 - Interviews [PDF 0.6Mb]

  • Unit 10 - Literary text: Shakespeare [PDF 0.8Mb]

  • Unit 11 - Literary text: First-person narratives [PDF 0.5Mb]

  • Unit 12 - Literary text: Descriptive writing [PDF 0.4Mb]

  • Unit 13 - Visual text: Advertising [PDF 1.4Mb]

  • Unit 14 - Persuasive text: Speeches [PDF 0.7Mb]

  • Unit 15 - Literary text: Descriptive writing [PDF 0.3Mb]

  • Unit 16 - Literary text: Characters [PDF 0.4Mb]

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    Unit 6

    Unit 13

    2012 Young Lions Print Advertising Competition winners

    Unit 14

    Posters of Nelson Mandela

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    Units 1-16 Solutions [PDF 7.8Mb]


    Andrea Hayes